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Man sentenced for shed burglary in Dowell., IL

Man sentenced for shed burglary in Dowell., IL (Paul Forker was sentenced for burglary (Source - Jackson County State's Attorney)).jpg
Man sentenced for shed burglary in Dowell., IL (Paul Forker was sentenced for burglary (Source - Jackson County State's Attorney))

MURPHYSBORO, IL (Heartland News at 9) - A man has been sentenced to eight years behind bars for a shed burglary in Jackson County, Illinois.

According to the state's attorney's office, Paul Forker, 50, was sentenced on May 14 for the burglary that happened in Dowell, Ill. on February 6.

Due to his prior criminal history, Forker was sentenced as a Class X offender vs. being sentenced to the ordinary Class 2 felony conviction.

The Dowell Police Department investigated the burglary.